DVWA – a nice tool for learning about security for your site

Security is a topic that too short most of the time in software development. Not every engineer learns about the stuff that matters in his education. Also it’s easy to grab information around the topic, but not so easy to try the stuff out to really understand what it’s about (unless you are willing to to do non legal stuff…). So I was extremely happy today to learn about a security tool which is really useful to tackle this:


DVWA – Damn Vulnerable Web Application

What does it do?